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Criminal Complaint Filed in Homicide Case

Thursday, April 20 2017 7:38 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Goodhue County Attorney's OfficePress ReleaseCharles Deonta JonesOn April 19, 2017 the Goodhue County Attorney's Office issued a four count Criminal Complaint against Charles Deonta Jones, dob: 11/03/1990. The complaint alleges that Mr. Jones committed Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 1(1), Murder in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.19, subd. 2(1), Murder in the Third Degree in violation of MS 609.195 subd. (a) and one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree in violation of MS 609.205, subd. (1) when he shot Dangelo William Masterjohn, dob: 03/25/1990, in the chest at cl…

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Tornado Drills to Take Place on Thursday, April 20

Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:42 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
From the Office of Emergency Management: On Thursday April 20th the National Weather Service will be conducting their annual Tornado Awareness drills. All local NWS Offices will be participating with the drills. At 1:00 PM the NWS will sent out a test Tornado Watch Notification to all tone alert weather radios and Emergency Action Messages via TV and Radio. This test will make the radio sound and there will be verbal notifications after the tones. At 1:45PM the NWS will send out a test Tornado Warning to all tone alert radios and EAS Messaging. Following the Tone Alert there will be verbal notifications an…

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Severe Weather Awareness Week April 17 - 21, 2017

Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:58 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17– 21, 2017. This week is intended to educate the public on how to prepare and avoid severe weather .   Statewide tornado drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 1:45 pm and 6:45 pm. This is a great opportunity to practice your emergency plans, both at your workplace and with your families. For further information regarding Minnesota’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, follow this link:https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/weather-awareness-preparedness/Pages/severe-weather-awareness-week-program.aspx    

Red Wing Police Respond to Unconscious Male

Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:53 AM  •   Categorized In Police Department
On April 18, 2017, at approximately 12:06 AM, officers of the Red Wing Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious male lying on the sidewalk in the 400 Block of Sanderson Street. Upon officers arrival and further investigation, the male individual was determined to be deceased. The incident remains under investigation and the name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification. The Red Wing Police Department was assisted by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office - Dispatch, Red Wing Fire Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.  Anyone with information…

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Downtown Street Lighting Replacement Project

Monday, April 17 2017 9:54 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works
You may have noticed extra work trucks and construction crews in the downtown area recently. Work has begun on the Downtown Street Lighting Replacement Project and the first steps in the process are underway.  The work began with some concrete cutting and removal on north side of the  400 block of Third Street to address the poles along East Avenue by the Library and the poles on the east side of the 200 block of Bush Street.  Some important things to note are: It is anticipated that the work on this system will last approximately two weeks, after which the contractor will move to the sout…

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2017 Arbor Day Proclamation

Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:18 PM  •   Categorized In General Administration
"I urge all citizens to plant and care for trees to gladden the heart and promote the well-being of this and future generations," said Mayor Sean Dowse on Monday, April 10th, when he made the 2017 Arbor Day Proclamation to the City Council. Watch a clip of the proclamtion  

April Declared as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Wednesday, April 12 2017 11:21 AM  •   Categorized In General Administration
In honor of all citizens of Red Wing who have made a conscious and dedicated decision to end sexual violence, the City of Red Wing has proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Watch Mayor Dowse read the proclamation at the City Council Meeting on Monday, April 10th, 2017    

Hydrant and Mains Flushing to Begin in May

Tuesday, April 11 2017 9:01 AM  •   Categorized In Public Works

"Spring Flood Run" Kicks Off Riding Season, Enforcement Along Routes

Sunday, April 9 2017 12:47 PM  •   Categorized In Police Department
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota motorcycle riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 15. The route takes riders along the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix Valley roadways between the Twin Cities and Winona. Motorists will need to use extra caution this weekend with as many as 30,000 motorcyclists riding between the Twin Cities and Winona for the event. Motorcyclists and motorists can work together to make the Spring Flood Run a safe event. Riders should take safety into their own hands and motorists are encouraged to always look tw…

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Solar Power Up Presentation

Wednesday, April 5 2017 1:42 PM  •   Categorized In Public Works
Solar Power Up with a Subscription! In honor of Earth Week, the City Sustainability Commission is sponsoring a free 60-minute forum for residents to understand solar garden subscriptions. Come learn how subscriptions work and meet local providers. Wednesday, April 19th, 6:30 to 7:30 pm, Red Wing City Hall, Council Chambers. Presenter: Chris Meyer, Minnesota Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTS) Questions? Contact City staffer Tina Folch at 651-385-3652 or tina.folch@ci.red-wing.mn.us
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